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8 Cards in this Set

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1st yr
trust vs mistrust

if needs are dependably met, infants develop a sense of basic trust
2nd yr
autonomy (independence) vs shame & doubt

toddlers learn to exercise will and do things for themselves, or they doubt their abilities
3-5 yrs
initiative vs guilt

preschoolers learn to initiate tasks and carry out plans, or they feel guilty about efforts to be independent
elementary school
6 yrs - puberty
competence vs inferiority

children learn the pleasure of applying themselves to tasks, or they feel inferior
teen years - 20s
identity vs role confusion

teens work at refining a sense of self by testing roles and integrating them to form a single identity, or they become confused about who they are
young adulthood
20s - early 40s
intimacy vs isolation

young adults struggle to form close relationships and to gain the capacity for intimate love, or they feel socially isolated
middle adulthood
40s - 60s
generativity vs stagnation

the middle-aged discover a sense of contributing to the world, usually through family and work, or they may feel a lack of purpose
late adulthood
late 60s & up
integrity vs despair

when reflecting on his/her life, the older adult may feel a sense of satisfaction or failure